supporting Adults and Children in achieving their full potential. Dyslexia Diagnosis Report.

School and workplace attendance included advice and support as to how to help and improve. Getting dyslexia testing can be daunting, we’re making that process as simple as possible.

our dyslexia Assessment services

Get a Dyslexia / Dyscalculia Assessment From An Expert Psychologist In Essex & London. Adult & Child Dyslexia, Dyspraxia & Dyscalculia Testing.

Get a Professional Diagnosis. Multi-award-winning team.

How does it work?

Step 1 - Booking your dyslexia assesment

Book a Dyslexia Test: 

Fill out the simple appointment form on the right of this page, we’ll contact you either by email or telephone to confirm your booking and ask for your home address. 

Alternatively, you can give us a call to book your dyslexia appointment on 01268 777729.

step 2 - your eye test at home

Choose a date and time.

Your Dyslexia Test will last for around 90 minutes.

Once your prescription has been determined, we’re able to offer tailor-made solutions. 

The client’s home is easily transformed into a consulting room, allowing our visiting Optometrist to perform a full and comprehensive test at your home.

step 3 - Dyslexia Glasses with Coloured Lenses

Choosing your new glasses & lenses

If you experience significant improvements when reading with coloured overlays, they may benefit from precision tinted dyslexia glasses.

Eliminating visual stress with the right dyslexia glasses can help significantly

Appointments & Exams

Book your eye test In-person or online or you can contact us by phone on 01268 777729 to find out more information on our services.

Our Optometrists

our opticians are and registered with the general optical council, college of optometrists & all relevant NHS primary care trusts (PCT’s) .

Dyslexia Frequently Asked Questions

Get in touch today with your local family run home visit opticians experts. we have adapted our business to our main speciality which is care homes and dealing with the elderly. 

Adults of any age who think they may have dyslexia can find out with a formal evaluation.

An evaluation for reading issues involves a series of tests . These measure skills like reading accuracy and reading fluency . The tests also measure reading comprehension and listening comprehension .

They may have low self-esteem, experience shame, humiliation, or lack confidence in their ability to perform at work or school.

They may appear highly intelligent or score well on intelligence tests but underperform at work or school

During an dyslexia assessment the assessor will carry out a series of tests to explore aspects of underlying ability such as:

Reading, writing and spelling. Handwriting and fine motor skills. Underlying learning skills: phonological awareness, speed of processing and memory, speech and language and auditory processing.

People can show symptoms of dyslexia at any age, but they tend to appear during childhood. Children with dyslexia may learn to crawl, walk, talk, and ride a bicycle later than their peers. A child with dyslexia may take longer to learn to speak

Dyslexia doesn’t only affect reading. It can make a lot of things hard for kids and adults.

 

Looking for a dyslexia test neara me in essex?
Book Your dyslexia test near me Appointment today

one of the select numbers of opticians in the UK to have the latest technology in Dyslexia eye test detection.

The dyslexia test can only be conducted by a certified specialist who is well equipped with knowledge about language, speech, reading, writing development, and spelling.

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Our team of specialist mobile opticians can come to those who can’t visit us in-store unaccompanied due to a physical or mental illness or disability.


In order to be eligible for a home visit, you or someone you know might:

  • have a condition that stops you from leaving your home unaccompanied due to poor health, or

  • be living with a diagnosed mental health condition that prevents you from leaving your home without the assistance of another person, or

  • be housebound or bedbound due to a physical disability


What do we mean by a physical or mental illness?


There are many conditions and reasons why someone might not able to leave their home unaccompanied. It’s best to talk to us about your situation so we can determine if you do meet the criteria, but to try and help make it a little clearer, here are a few examples. 


Conditions may include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Cognitive impairment
  • Dementia
  • Severe arthritis
  • A diagnosed mental illness
  • A condition that affects your mobility
  • A condition that affects your short term memory
  • An illness that requires constant medication (for example, oxygen)
  • A temporary medical reason prohibiting you from leaving your home (such as vertigo)
  • A temporary illness that prevents a person from leaving the home unaccompanied
  • A medical professional has advised you not to leave home without help

Whatever the reason is, if you or someone you know can’t leave the home without the assistance of another person, then get in touch to find out if you’re eligible to have a home eye test.


Who qualifies for a free home eye test?


Those who have a physical or mental illness which prevent you from leaving your home unaccompanied.

Those who are eligible for free NHS-funded eye tests by checking the criteria below.

The majority of our customers qualify for a free NHS-funded eye test. 


See if you do by checking if you meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Aged 60 or over
  • Registered as partially sighted or blind
  • Diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma
  • Considered to be at risk of glaucoma, as advised by an optician
  • Aged 40 or over and have a family member diagnosed with glaucoma, or have a family history of glaucoma
  • Receiving benefit*
  • Entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate
  • Named on a valid NHS HC2 certificate (full help). Those named on an NHS HC3 certificate (partial help) may also get help with the cost of a private eye test
  • Eligible for an NHS Complex Lens Voucher (your optician will advise on the entitlement)


*You’re also entitled if you or your partner (including civil partner) receive, or you’re under the age of 20 and the dependant of someone receiving: Income Support, Income-related Employment, and Support Allowance, Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Pension Credit Guarantee Credit.

Our team of specialist mobile opticians can come to those who can’t visit us in store unaccompanied due to a physical or mental illness or disability.

In order to be eligible for a home visit, you or someone you know might:

  • have a condition that stops you from leaving your home unaccompanied due to poor health, or

  • be living with a diagnosed mental health condition that prevents you from leaving your home without the assistance of another person, or

  • be housebound or bedbound due to a physical disability

What do we mean by a physical or mental illness?

There are many conditions and reasons why someone might not able to leave their home unaccompanied. It’s best to talk to us about your situation so we can determine if you do meet the criteria, but to try and help make it a little clearer, here are a few examples. Conditions may include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Cognitive impairment
  • Dementia
  • Severe arthritis
  • A diagnosed mental illness
  • A condition that affects your mobility
  • A condition that affects your short term memory
  • An illness that requires constant medication (for example, oxygen)
  • A temporary medical reason prohibiting you from leaving your home (such as vertigo)
  • A temporary illness that prevents a person from leaving the home unaccompanied
  • A medical professional has advised you not to leave home without help

Whatever the reason is, if you or someone you know can’t leave the home without the assistance of another person, then get in touch to find out if you’re eligible to have a home eye test.

Who qualifies for a free home eye test?

Those who have a physical or mental illness which prevents you from leaving your home unaccompanied.

Those who are eligible for free NHS-funded eye test by checking the criteria below.

The majority of our customers qualify for a free NHS-funded eye test. See if you do by checking if you meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Aged 60 or over
  • Registered as partially sighted or blind
  • Diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma
  • Considered to be at risk of glaucoma, as advised by an optician
  • Aged 40 or over and have a family member diagnosed with glaucoma, or have a family history of glaucoma
  • Receiving benefit*
  • Entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate
  • Named on a valid NHS HC2 certificate (full help). Those named on an NHS HC3 certificate (partial help) may also get help with the cost of a private eye test
  • Eligible for an NHS Complex Lens Voucher (your optician will advise on the entitlement)

*You’re also entitled if you or your partner (including civil partner) receive, or you’re under the age of 20 and the dependant of someone receiving: Income Support, Income-related Employment and Support Allowance, Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Pension Credit Guarantee Credit.

Who does not qualify for our home visit service?

No matter what condition you have, if you are physically able to leave your home on your own without needing help or assistance of another person, you will not qualify for a free NHS-funded home eye test.

We are also unable to visit patients in hospital.